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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® Information Systems & Computer Applications

Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve.

CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass the CLEP® exam and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs.

Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.

There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP® exam. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our test prep for CLEP® Information Systems & Computer Applications and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP® study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge.

Here's how it works:

Diagnostic exam at the REA Study Center focuses your study

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most.

Most complete subject review for CLEP® Information Systems & Computer Applications

Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms.

Two full-length practice exams

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the CLEP® Information Systems & Computer Applications topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer-so you'll be prepared on test day.

REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP® preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP® titles available. Our test preps for CLEP® exams help you earn valuable college credit, save on tuition, and get a head start on your college degree.

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CLEP* INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Everything you need to pass the CLEP* Information Systems & Computer Applications exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* Information Systems & Computer Applications exam and includes a glossary of Information Technology terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter>#    

Synopsis:

REAs CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications Test Prep

with Online Practice Exams Earns You College Credits! If youre looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications exam? CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications test prep with online practice is the latest addition to REAs CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.  Targeted review chapters discuss all Information Systems and Computer Applications topics tested on the CLEP exam: information systems and office application software, hardware and systems technology, information systems software development, and more. Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online. This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. The book includes two full-length practice tests that mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the books practice tests are also available online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package. What is CLEP?

CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.

REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REAs CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

About the Author

Naresh Dhanda received his bachelors degree in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. He holds a masters degree in Chemistry from the University of London, London, England, and a masters degree in Computer Science from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. For the past twenty-five years, he has taught mathematics and computer science at colleges and universities across the country. He is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

About Our Author

About Research & Education Association

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1

Passing the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications Exam

Getting Started

The REA Study Center

An Overview of the Exam

All About the CLEP Program

Options for Military Personnel and Veterans

SSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities

6-Week Study Plan

Test-Taking Tips

The Day of the Exam

Online Diagnostic Test

Chapter 2

Computer Hardware and Information Technology

Computers Today

The Basics of Computers 

Digital Representation of Data in Computers

Categories of Computers

Computer Input Devices&#8212;Hardware

Computer Processing Unit (CPU)&#8212;Hardware

Computer Output Devices&#8212;Hardware

Computer Storage Devices&#8212;Hardware

USB Flash Drives and CD/DVD/Blue-Ray as Storage Devices

Communications Using Computers

Wired Communication Media

Wireless Communication Media

Communication Devices

Computer Networking Devices

Components of a Computer

Computer Networks&#8212;Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, and Enterprise Network Architecture

Chapter 3

Computer Software, Information Systems, and Application Software in Organizations

Software

System Software and Operating Systems

Network Operating Systems

Application Software

Database Packages

Web Browser Application Software

Communication Systems&#8212;Office Systems Technology

Specialized Information Systems

Electronic Data Interchange

Enterprise-Wide Systems

Node, Network, and Internet

World Wide Web, Webpage, Website, and Webserver

Web Technology and Programming

Webpage Development

Chapter 4

Information Systems Software Development

Basic Concepts in Information Systems

Information System Development: Methods and Tools

Project Management

Information (Data) Processing: Types and Methods

User Interface Design

Development and Purposes of Information Standards

Chapter 5

Programming Concepts and Data Management

Algorithm, Semantics, and Pseudocode in Programming

Programming Language Syntax and Structures (Pseudocode)

Programming Logic

Objected-Oriented Programming and Object-Oriented Methods

Data Types

Data Structures

Types of Data Structures

File Structures

Other Data Structures

Database Management System

Database Models

Functions of DBMS

Data Processing

Database Hierarchy&#8212;Organizing Data and Information in Databases

Database Structures&#8212;Important Terms in Database

Structured Query Language (SQL) and Database Management

Chapter 6

Business, Social, and Ethical Implications and Issues

The Economic Effects of Information Technology

Privacy Concerns in the Age of Information Technology

Intellectual Property Rights and Legal Issues/Open Source Initiatives

Telecommuting and Virtual Teams

Ergonomics and Information Technology

The Impact of Information Technology on Globalization

Careers in Information Systems and Information Technology

Knowledge Management

System, Application, and PC Security and Controls

Business Strategies

Business Strategies and Business Process Reengineering

Business Strategies and Business Process Modeling

Business Strategies and E-Commerce

Computer Threats

Computer Ethics and Society

Practice Test 1 (also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter )

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 2 (also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter )

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738610368
Author:
Dhanda, Naresh
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
anda
Author:
Naresh Dh
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Subject:
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)
Subject:
CLEP Information Systems
Subject:
CLEP test prep
Subject:
CLEP review
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
CLEP Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 14
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in
Age Level:
from 16

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CLEP* INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Everything you need to pass the CLEP* Information Systems & Computer Applications exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* Information Systems & Computer Applications exam and includes a glossary of Information Technology terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter>#    

"Synopsis" by ,
REAs CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications Test Prep

with Online Practice Exams Earns You College Credits! If youre looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications exam? CLEP Information Systems & Computer Applications test prep with online practice is the latest addition to REAs CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.  Targeted review chapters discuss all Information Systems and Computer Applications topics tested on the CLEP exam: information systems and office application software, hardware and systems technology, information systems software development, and more. Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online. This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. The book includes two full-length practice tests that mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the books practice tests are also available online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package. What is CLEP?

CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.

REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REAs CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

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